If you want to acquire the knowledge and skills essential to managers in today's organizations, you may be interested in a degree in management. Managers set the goals of their organizations and decide how best to achieve them. They direct activities and allocate financial, physical and information resources and lead members of the organization to work together. Management majors find jobs in human resource management, manufacturing management, nor-for-profit management and organizational development.
Coursework in the management major exposes students to different aspects of managerial work, such as innovation and entrepreneurship, international management, production and operations management and management of organizational change and development. In addition, students have the opportunity to customize their major by choosing one of two tracks:
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Gain Real-World Experience with Management Internships and Co-Ops
USI's Business Professional Practice Program is a partnership between USI and employers which allow students to learn professional skills in the business environment while earning college credits. Junior and senior management majors are employed in part-time (internship) or full-time (co-op) positions in business.
Information about these opportunities can be obtained through the Romain College of Business, Career Services or the Management Career Network. Students can also expand their knowledge of management by studying abroad for a semester in Europe, Asia or the Middle East. Information about these opportunities can be obtained through the College of Business or International Programs and Services.
Why study management?